If you give in, you admit that you are defeated or that you cannot do something.
You use give me to say that you would rather have one thing than another, especially when you have just mentioned the thing that you do not want .
If you give up something, you stop doing it or having it.
If you give away something that you own, you give it to someone, rather than selling it, often because you no longer want it.
If you give something back, you return it to the person who gave it to you.
to give attention, esp. favorable attention; listen ; heed
to perform fellatio
to offer a bet with favourable odds
If something gives off or gives out a gas, heat, or a smell, it produces it and sends it out into the air.
to afford a view or prospect of
If you give out a number of things, you distribute them among a group of people.
If you tell someone to give over, you are telling them to stop doing something, usually because they are annoying you.
to collapse or break down
If you give someone advice, you tell them what you think they should do in a particular situation.
to commence fighting
When a woman gives birth, she produces a baby from her body.
If you give chase, you run after someone or follow them quickly in order to catch them.
to send forth ; emit ; issue
to draw back or retreat
(of an umpire ) to indicate the batsman's position relative to the stumps
to make room
When people give thanks, they thank God for something good that has happened .
If you give evidence in a court of law or an official enquiry, you officially say what you know about people or events, or describe an occasion at which you were present .
give it to:
to punish ; beat or scold
to cause annoyance or displeasure to someone
to offend ; anger, insult, etc.
If you give priority to something or someone, you treat them as more important than anything or anyone else.
give up on:
If you give up on something or someone, you decide that you will never succeed in doing what you want to with them, and you stop trying to.
give a shit:
If someone says that they do not give a shit about something, they mean that they do not care about it at all.
give a toss:
If you say that you do not give a toss about someone or something, you are emphasizing that you do not care about them at all.
give it hot:
to punish or thrash someone
give or take:
Give or take is used to indicate that an amount is approximate . For example, if you say that something is fifty years old, give or take a few years, you mean that it is approximately fifty years old.
give over to:
If something is given over or given up to a particular use, it is used entirely for that purpose .
give rise to:
to be the cause of
give someone hell:
If you say that something is giving you hell, you are emphasizing that it is causing you a lot of trouble or pain.
give suck to:
to give (a baby or young animal) milk from the breast or udder
give vent to:
to release (an emotion, passion, idea, etc) in an utterance or outburst
give way to:
If one thing gives way to another, the first thing is replaced by the second .
give wing to:
to enable to fly or soar on or as if on wings
to give way:
If an object that is supporting something gives way, it breaks or collapses, so that it can no longer support that thing.
If you say that something requires give and take, you mean that people must compromise or co-operate for it to be successful .
give a reason:
The reason for something is a fact or situation which explains why it happens or what causes it to happen.
give a speech:
A speech is a formal talk which someone gives to an audience .
give birth to:
To give birth to something such as an idea means to cause it to start to exist .
give credit to:
to have confidence or trust in; believe
give effect to:
to put into practice; make operative
give free rein:
to allow considerable freedom ; remove restraints
give it heaps:
to try very hard
give mouth to:
to express in speech ; say